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Walt Disney StudiosThe New Spirit (1942)

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In 1942 Walt Disney Studios created this short film for the US Treasury Department. Donald Duck learns that his tax dollars are going toward the war effort.

It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1943 for Best Documentary.

Later, Disney reused some of this film for the similar short film Spirit of '43:

Also see "I Paid My Income Tax Today"

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This movie is part of the collection: WWII Archive

Producer: Walt Disney Studios
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Language: English
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War II: Homefront; Income Taxes; 1942; World War II; Donald Duck; WWII In Color; Walt Disney; WWII; 1943 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary; Taxation

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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Reviewer: Scar-Wars - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - January 27, 2012
Subject: Very Cute
This is a very cute cartoon, I just love that Donald Duck.

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